W.2.6

With guidance and support from adults, use a variety of digital tools to produce and publish writing, including in collaboration with peers.

 
37 Lesson(s)
   

Quick or Slow? I've Got To Know!

2nd Grade Science » Unit: Earth's Changes
2nd Grade Science » Unit: Earth's Changes
Jeri Faber
Ringwood, IL
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Earth changes can happen quickly or slowly. The students will work in teams to stake a claim about these changes and then use texts to find evidence to prove their claims.

 
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How does your favorite character respond to challenging situations?

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Challenging Characters
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Challenging Characters
Dr. Miranti Murphy
Hollywood, FL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Developing reasonable interpretation of text and evidence to support your interpretation

Standards:
 
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Poetry: Introduction

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Poetry
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Poetry
Dr. Miranti Murphy
Hollywood, FL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Why are rhyme and rhythm important in poetry ?

Standards:
 
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Poetry: Rhythm and Rhyme

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Poetry
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Poetry
Dr. Miranti Murphy
Hollywood, FL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

How do rhythm and rhyme affect the structure of poetry ?

Standards:
 
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Creating a Landform YAKiT

2nd Grade Science » Unit: Water and Landforms
2nd Grade Science » Unit: Water and Landforms
Jeri Faber
Ringwood, IL
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

We can take information we have learned and create a short, creative and entertaining presentation. Using technology such as a YAKiT can add an element of FUN!

 
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Poetry: Assonance

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Poetry
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Poetry
Dr. Miranti Murphy
Hollywood, FL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

How do sound devices affect the rhythm of poetry ? Students identify and apply techniques of vowel sound repetition to create internal rhymes within phrases or sentences.

 
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Animal Rights

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: FINDS Research
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: FINDS Research
Dr. Miranti Murphy
Hollywood, FL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Using the FINDS research process, students will gather relevant information from multiple sources.

 
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Poetry: Acrostic Poem

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Poetry
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Poetry
Dr. Miranti Murphy
Hollywood, FL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

How does the structure of acrostic poems affect its rhythm and meaning? Students experiment with Tier 2 words as they create complex acrostic poetry.

 
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Poetry: Alliteration

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Poetry
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Poetry
Dr. Miranti Murphy
Hollywood, FL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

How do sound devices affect the rhythm of poetry ?

Standards:
 
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Email Clarifying Questions

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: I Am A Biographer
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: I Am A Biographer
Miki Frace
Ocean Park, WA
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Using email to clarify information is an authentic task.

 
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And the author is...Using Digital Tools For Writing

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Start 2nd grade off with Writing!
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Start 2nd grade off with Writing!
Andrea Praught
Oswego, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Empower students to recognize that they are thinkers and writers! They will collaborate on a writing piece to brainstorm, organize and publish ideas with a digital tool.

 
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Presenting and Learning From Media

2nd Grade Science » Unit: Water and Landforms
2nd Grade Science » Unit: Water and Landforms
Jeri Faber
Ringwood, IL
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

We can present the information we have learned about landforms using a YAKiT. It's not only super fun, but others can learn from it as well!

 
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Lights, Camera, Action - Student Inquiry Lab Presentations (Part 5 of 6)

High School Biology » Unit: Biology Essentials - Starting Your Year Off Right!
High School Biology » Unit: Biology Essentials - Starting Your Year Off Right!
Ashley Cooper
Thousand Oaks, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Today is the big day we have all been waiting for . . . Presentation Day! The student presenters will review the steps of the scientific method while honing their presentation skills through use of technology to effectively report their findings.

 
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Poetry: Cinquain

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Poetry
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Poetry
Dr. Miranti Murphy
Hollywood, FL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

What structures and devices are unique to Cinquain Poetry? Students analyze rhythm, text patterns, and grammatical conventions as they explore the unique characteristic of Cinquain poetry.

 
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Poetry Takes Shape!

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Poetry-Rhythm, Rhyme, Repeated Words-Let's Look at Different Kinds of Poetry
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Poetry-Rhythm, Rhyme, Repeated Words-Let's Look at Different Kinds of Poetry
Andrea Praught
Oswego, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Pick a topic, make a shape, write a poem!

Standards:
 
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